Trains from Cambridge to Nottingham

Cambridge to Nottingham train information

Cambridge Nottingham train map

Train duration 2h36m
Arrival Nottingham, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 75 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Cambridge, located in England and Nottingham, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How far is it by train?

There are 75 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Cambridge to Nottingham is approximately 2h36m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Nottingham from Cambridge, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to look at the latest available offers.

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Cambridge - Nottingham prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to Nottingham tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £9 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £30 for your trip. Thus, you will save 70% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Cambridge to Nottingham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cambridge and Nottingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Nottingham to Cambridge and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cambridge - Nottingham train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Cambridge Nottingham train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cambridge Nottingham ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Nottingham to Cambridge (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cambridge to Nottingham train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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